Just because a Registry Cleaner works in one environment, it does not mean it will work in all environments. To "blindly" recommend one without expounding on the potential dangers, is not good advice.tony007 said:to me anyway.
That's a sample of one. Come back when you've tried it on 10,000 configurations, which would be about the minimum for a valid statistical sample of Windows systems.tony007 said:I have used registry mechanic for about 8 years and I have never had a problem that it has caused, its the best registry cleaner in the business and whilst some of the others may cause problems this one does not, not to me anyway.
Windows 98 performs "some" optimization in the structure of the registry (not the entries themselves), but XP doesn't do any of this.ozrom1e said:If you really want to straighten the registry just shut down the computer let it sit for a few minutes and then reboot, windows will optimize its entries during bootup.
One of the reasons that these 3rd party apps flourish is because MS does not have any Registry Maintenance utilities. Thus, they prey on the consumer who believes that the "errors" these things report, are really "errors" that will cause their PC grief.TeeJayP said:I have always thought that no third party registry cleaner should have any advantage over Microsoft's registry maintenance, being as it is their software and all.
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